Album of 2013

In an effort to get back into writing about things after a hiatus, I said that I was going to write an Album of the Year post for the first time in five years or so. My first real blog post in 18 months and an excuse to finally utilise the WordPress pages that I… Continue reading Album of 2013

Farewell, Matt Laporte

Only just read about the death of Matt LaPorte. Absolutely terrible news. Matt was the guitar player in two of my favourite bands: Circle II Circle for their first record and he was on all of Jon Oliva’s Pain’s works. This photo was taken when I saw JOP at ProgPowerUK II in 2007. One of… Continue reading Farewell, Matt Laporte

Album of 2008 – Results

Well my humanoids, not that all that many of you matter for my music taste, here it is. My top 10 albums of 2008. This was one hell of a lot harder to rank than others, and whilst my top decisions were almost givens, the in-betweens were very difficult to order. As usual, there were… Continue reading Album of 2008 – Results

Album of 2008 – Preview

2008 will hence forth be known as Two Thousand And Great. What a year. Wales won a Grand Slam, the Red Wings got the Stanley Cup back, Man United made it three European Cups. Barack Obama won the US Presidential Election. All of these were truly earth shattering events. Oh, and the third greatest lie… Continue reading Album of 2008 – Preview